Advantages of Raised Beds

We raise lots of things in our lives – our hands, our kids, our voices, the flag, the “bar,” our garage doors (and hopefully our bosses raise our salaries) – but in the garden, raising your beds is one the most productive things you can do. A raised bed is not a planter. Planters have […]

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5 Veggies for a Foodie Garden

Whether you are a seasoned foodie or only half-baked, we’ve got some ideas brewing for you to think about as you cook up some plans this winter for your 2014 garden. The term “foodie” is a modern, more-friendly term for “gourmet” or “Epicurean,” and encompasses people who truly love food so much they eat for […]

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Practicing Sustainable Gardening

We hear the term “sustainable” a lot these days in relation to pretty much everything. It comes out of the growing awareness that our planet is limited and we have a responsibility to make choices about our actions now that will positively, or at least not negatively, affect the future. So how does a gardener […]

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Creative Re-purposing in the Garden

When it comes to your garden, accessories can get pricey – especially when we’re talking tools, watering systems and decorations. We’ve compiled a few ideas (found on Pinterest – check out our “Re-purposing” board HERE) consisting of old things from around the house that can be recycled for use in your garden. Old Plastic Bottles […]

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